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Wat Banan Temple

Banan Hill | Address: 118 Street 3, Battambang 02360, Cambodia, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
+855 70 997 707
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358 steps to the top!

Phew! Hard work on a hot day in April but definitely worth the climb as the temples are very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chelle1607
via mobile
Celebrating Day 3 of Khmer New Year

I chose to go to Banan Temple leaving the guesthouse at 13.00 on a Sunday afternoon - very hot time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hilary F
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We'll start in the morning, whenever you want. I will pick you up from the hotel. After a short briefing, I first let you see how the people are making rice noodles. After that, we are going to see how the old lady is rolling the cigarettes. After that, we are going to see how the people are making rice papers for spring rolls. After that we are going to Ek Phnom temple. After the temple, we are taking the countryside road, and I stop for a while to explain you about how the people are living around that villages. After that we are going to see how the people are making the Cambodian cheese. After that, we are taking the countryside again to see how the people are making the bamboo sticky rice (cake). Lunch time :you can have it on the way at the countryside or come to have lunch in the city. It's up to you. Then we continue our trip to the Bamboo train and on the bamboo train you can see the (countryside and small villages). And after that we are going back to the hotel . Included: Pick up and drop off, free information, petrol, tuktuk or motorbike. Not included: entrance fees, lunch
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Banan Hill | Address: 118 Street 3, Battambang 02360, Cambodia, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Phew! Hard work on a hot day in April but definitely worth the climb as the temples are very interesting.

Thank Chelle1607
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose to go to Banan Temple leaving the guesthouse at 13.00 on a Sunday afternoon - very hot time of the day but luckily as it was Khmer New Year everyone was out on the road with water pistols, supersoakers and hose pipes. I...More

Thank Hilary F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Wat Banan on the Khmer New Year's day, which is the day for prayer for them. The temple was quite packed with Khmer people coming to pay their respects and pray. They make offerings of fruit and flower bouquets, and burn incense at...More

Thank Nerissa H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is literally just round the corner from the Bamboo Train so as we’d just done the train and had a moped we popped round. It costs a couple of dollars to enter the temple site and a few more to park. There’s then a...More

Thank Lara F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a hot Saturday morning as we visited Wat Banan Temple. There were some small kids walking the steps with us, eager to use their home-made fans to cool the poor westerner. The steps were steep but not too hard unless you have problem...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These old temples located to the Southwest of Battambang town which takes you around 30 minute ride. The temples built on the top of Bannon mountain, so it takes you about 15 minute climb to reach the top. I love the view from the top...More

Thank Kimsiek
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To get up to this temple it is a 358 step hike. And while the Cambodian people are not tall, the steps are large. I am a bit older with some knee issues but it was still worth taking the time and getting up there....More

Thank TravelLee3
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful temple located about 380+ steps up a small mountain. Worth the walk and the wheeze :)!

Thank Jo J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

About 300 steps up to see the ruins which is a good leg workout. The ruins are impressive to view as they look like they are about to fall but no information boards lets it down as you need to research yourself to find out...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Good work out to go on the top of the temple. But it is nice to see. Also the caves a worth to visit with a local guide!

Thank Lynn H
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Theo I
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Response from June M | Reviewed this property |
YOu can do it in an hour but we wandered slowly and spent 3 hrs here. Loved the site.
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Seema J
3 January 2017|
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Response from chitchat78 | Reviewed this property |
Yes no problem, take water too, lots of steps. Then when you think you're at the top there are lots more!
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